U.S. Naval War College Holds Change of Command Ceremony Jun. 23, 2023 U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs Newport, R.I. – Rear Adm. Pete Garvin relieved Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield as president of the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) during a change of command ceremony held onboard Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, June 23.